New Orleans, LA 70126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70126

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chef Menteur, LA 70126

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Orleans Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.017, Longitude -90.019
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 670
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,923
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,554
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,369

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.



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New Orleans, LA 70126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 29,190
Population in Households 28,758
Population in Familes 23,764
Population in Group Qrtrs 432
Population Density1 1,819
Diversity Index2 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,886
Average Household Income $42,508
Per Capita Income $15,929

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,239 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,355 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,649 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $165,401
Average Home Value $194,040
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,594
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 7,306
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.24% 1.3%
Households 2.34% 1.36%
Families 2.06% 1.18%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

New Orleans, LA 70126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70126 to the other 496 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 91st
Population Density # 50 90th
Diversity Index # 411 17th
Median Household Income # 465 6th
Per Capita Income # 461 7th

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